Distortion Analysis for the Assessment of LTI and Non-LTI Transmitters

  title={Distortion Analysis for the Assessment of LTI and Non-LTI Transmitters},
  author={Kurt R. Schab and Amritpal Singh and Nicole L. Bohannon},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
Bounds on the frequency domain behavior of electrically small antennas are adapted to assess the time-domain distortion or fidelity achievable by simple linear time-invariant (LTI) systems. Rigorous expressions for a TM01 spherical shell are used as a direct analog to the well-known Chu limit on an antenna’s bandwidth-efficiency product. These expressions are shown to agree with results obtained using narrowband single resonance approximations, allowing for the analysis of arbitrary small… 

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